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HVAC Manager

Iowa City, IA

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University of Iowa Health Care is currently accepting applications for the HVAC Manager (Management Services Manager) of Engineering Services.

The HVAC Manager is responsible for the overall management, operations and regulatory compliance of HVAC and refrigerant systems in assigned buildings and areas. The manager will oversee the monitoring of overall plant operation systems related to the performance, maintenance, repairs and staff assigned responsibilities.

The manager participates in the daily and regulatory management of the cooling, heating, refrigerant and building automation control systems. Oversees the corrective and maintenance requests and ensures the work performed is accomplished efficiently and with a minimum amount of disruption and inconvenience. Checks malfunctioning equipment and ascertains corrective action required to restore to satisfactory operating condition. Responsible for HVAC personnel management including new hire selection, scheduling and payroll, performance appraisals, recognition, staff development, discipline and other human resource related duties.

This position must maintain compliance and required documentation with all applicable regulatory agencies including but not limited to The Joint Commission and NFPA. Utilizes the department computer maintenance management software (CMMS) to maintain equipment inventory, repair history and labor productivity. The HVAC Manager will work with users and management to schedule equipment to be taken safely off line to ensure preventative maintenance and required repairs can be performed. Demonstrates competencies to analyze the operation of various infrastructure systems and determine the root cause of HVAC problems and take corrective action as required. Provides staff training and hands on instruction in basic maintenance, safety and troubleshooting procedures; demonstrates and teaches a high level of professionalism and customer service.

Directs the performance of contractors involved in maintenance and repairs. Participates in forecasting and monitoring operational budgets and makes recommendations for future operating and capital expenditures. Complies with all departmental and organization policies and procedures. Implements and monitors programs to reduce utility and water consumption; oversees the water treatment program. Works cooperatively with the University Facilities Management team and the Capital Management Department to ensure urgent needs are met in a timely and safe manner; participates in design and construction meetings. Develops and revises design standards, constructed and completed within UI Health Care recommended standards, for the HVAC shop.

This position will report to the Assistant Director of Engineering Services and serves as department representative on assigned committees. Occasionally must be able to move objects, and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina in assisting with HVAC maintenance situations. Position requires a valid driver’s license that meets UI Fleet Safety requirements. On-call and ability to respond to emergencies is required.

Application is on extended advertising.  Applicable background checks will apply.  The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Posted 06/23/18

Job ID: 44995523